24 Sep 2019

Make an appointment at our Nursing Open Day

A visit to the University of Dundee’s campus in Kirkcaldy could prove to be the right prescription for people interested in a career in nursing. The University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences is hosting an Open Day at the Fife site on Saturday 28 September, giving prospective students a chance to learn more about the courses and career options available. Staff will be on hand to showcase the facilities, including lecture theatre, library and accommodation, while clinical skills will also be demonstrated in the site’s dedicated laboratory. A workshop will also take place to provide...

Make an appointment at our Nursing Open Day

24 Sep 2019

Dundee graduates kick-start cancer comic book

Two comic book artists are one page closer to launching a new title that shares personal stories of those living with or affected by cancer. Ashling Larkin and Catriona Laird, both graduates of the University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD), plan to launch their first comic book ‘Living with Cancer: Our Stories’ in November, and intend to make it available in schools, libraries and general practice waiting rooms. Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, the pair will be able to ensure that any profits from the comic book go to Cancer Research UK, a ...

Dundee graduates kick-start cancer comic book

23 Sep 2019

Business masterclasses aim to inspire

Some of Scotland’s top entrepreneurs will be sharing the secrets of their success at a series of events hosted by the University of Dundee. Leading figures from the fields of science, education, healthcare and design will be among those speaking about their careers as the University’s Centre for Entrepreneurship launches a season of masterclasses. Exscientia founder Professor Andrew Hopkins, fashion designer Dr Hayley Scanlan and Social Good CEO Caroline McKenna are just some of the experts lined up to talk at the sessions, which begin on Wednesday 25 September and run until the end of October....

Business masterclasses aim to inspire

23 Sep 2019

£5.5 million award to train brightest and best

The University of Dundee has been awarded almost £5.5 million under a new initiative that combines scientific excellence with a commitment to providing the best possible training environment for PhD students. Dundee is among 15 UK institutions to share in Wellcome’s £127 million PhD Programme in Science. Over the next five years, 25 students will be recruited to the University’s world-leading School of Life Sciences and participate in multidisciplinary research in Cellular Regulation, Protein Modification, Infection and Immunity, and Drug Discovery and Translation. The flexible PhD ...

£5.5 million award to train brightest and best

23 Sep 2019

St Andrews and Dundee students face off for Varsity

Elite athletes from two of Scotland’s top universities will serve up a show of sporting excellence this week as they go head-to-head in a new Varsity between the Universities of Dundee and St Andrews. The inaugural inter-university event, which takes place on Wednesday 25th September, will see more than 20 sports clubs taking part, including Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Fencing, Futsal, Shinty, Lacrosse, Tennis, Triathlon and Volleyball among others. Whilst the rivalry is very much of the friendly kind, competition for bragging rights is sure to be fierce as the two Universities have not competed ...

St Andrews and Dundee students face off for Varsity